Learn to live a full and active life with type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is Australia's fast-growing chronic disease, yet
it can be prevented with the right diet and regular exercise.
Whether you have already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or are
pre-diabetic and hoping to avoid full-blown diabetes, this
easy-to-understand book teaches you how to maintain a healthy
lifestyle and good blood glucose control so that you can prevent
long-term complications and live a full and active life.
An author team of medical professionals, led by Professor Lesley
Campbell and Dr. Alan Rubin, offers essential guidance and critical
advice for taking preventative measures to avoid developing type 2
diabetes in the first place. For those who have already been
diagnosed, the authors walk you through how to deal with type 2 and
clearly explain how it affects your body.
Highlights ways to manage the daily impact that type 2 has on
your life and prevent long-term complications
Devotes an entire chapter to foot care
Explains glucose monitoring as well as medications that you
should be familiar with
Details a healthy eating and exercise plan for getting a handle
on your type 2 diabetes
Makes suggestions for additional resources so you can learn
more about your diabetes
With a focus on the specific concerns of type 2 diabetes,
Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is a reliable, locally relevant
resource on diabetes management.
Professor Lesley Campbell is the Director of the Diabetes Centre of St Vincent's Hospital, a leading organisation involved in both the research and management of the disease. Alan L Rubin, MD has run a private practice specialising in diabetes for 25 years.